Continuing Education

CCTM170 - Network Fundamentals

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Course Overview

A Local Area Network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a prescribed area such as an office. With the skills you gain in this course you will be able to describe the concepts, functions, and requirements of a LAN.

Graduates of this course will be able to describe IPv4 addressing, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model, and Transmission Control. You will also be able to describe network monitoring and the role of hardware selection for efficiencies in data communications.

Prior to enrollment it is recommended that you have taken CCTO101 Windows Desktop Operating System, equivalent courses, or have practical experience.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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